Fair Office Closed for Presidents’ Day, Monday, February 17

The Fresno Fairgrounds’ Administrative Office will be closed starting today through Monday, February 17 in recognition of President’s Day. The office will reopen on Tuesday, February 18 at 8 a.m. We hope you enjoy a long weekend in honor of our country’s former leaders!

Administration Office Closed in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they have died for.” – Martin Luther King Jr.


In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Fair’s Administration Office will be closed Friday, January 17 and will reopen Tuesday, January 21.

National Hat Day – Kentucky Derby Hat Contest

Happy National Hat Day! Hats can be good for a bad hair day, to complete your outfit or in this case WINNING MONEY! Did you know that we hold our annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest every year at The Big Fresno Fair? Be sure to keep an eye out for 2020 Big Fresno Fair contest dates for your chance to participate and win!

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

In honor of National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, we would like to give a special shout out and say “Thank You” to the Fresno Police Officers who continue to help keep The Big Fresno Fair one of the safest events in the Central Valley! We look forward to working with you at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair!

What Are You Looking Forward to Most at the 2020 Big Fresno Fair?

We can all agree that the 2019 Big Fresno Fair came and went in the blink of an eye! So you already know that we have our minds planning for 2020!


What do you look forward to the most? Is it the excitement of live horse racing? Taking a step back in time in the Fresno County Historical Museum? The mouth-watering Fair Food? Incredible performances at the Table Mountain Concert Series?


Let us know! And don’t forget to mark your calendars for the 2020 Fair dates, October 7 – 18!

Tomorrow is the Last Day to Complete Our Survey and Win Prizes!

We want to hear from you! Please take a few moments to fill out the 2019 Big Fresno Fair survey and help us make next year even better than the last!


As a “Thank You” for taking our survey, you will automatically be entered-to-win an “Ultimate Fair Pack” or one of four Season Passes good for the 2020 Big Fresno Fair, which runs October 7 – 18! The “Ultimate Fair Pack” includes: 4 adult admission tickets, 4 horse racing reserved seats, 4 tickets to the concert of your choice and 1 parking pass.


Deadline to complete the survey is tomorrow, December 3. Winner will be drawn on Tuesday, December 10. Just be sure to enter your email address at the end of the survey so that we can contact you if you win!


Click here to take out survey!